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Henry Clifford O'Shaughnessy

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant Henry Clifford O'Shaughnessy

November 28, 1947

Military Service


Service Number:

SD/91694

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Citation(s):

1939 - 1945 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star,Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

April 5, 1907
Montreal, Quebec

Enlistment:

October 1, 1946
Westmount, Quebec

Husband of Vera Elizabeth (nee Cummings)O'Shaughnessy,of Montreal, Quebec.Son of Simon and Rose Ann Kennedy. Brother of Simon Walter (48th Bn KIA 2-6-1916)

Commemorated on Page 2 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. B. Lot 2792.

Location:

Montreal (Notre Dame des Nieges) Cemetery adjoins the Mount Royal Cemetery, in Montreal, Québec, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line. Access by car via Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No. 4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First and Second World Wars. The Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St.Hubert. Some graves cannot be individually marked and are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice.

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